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William "Buck" Caraway
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Birth: May 14, 1837
Smith County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 1916
Benton County
Tennessee, USA

William 'Buck" Caraway was a very successful businessman in Benton County. He engaged in the mercantile business, the saw-mill business as well as owning and operating a cotton gin. He was instrumental in the organization and establishment of Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park He was a member of the Methodist church, and the Big Sandy Lodge.
William was married three times.
1). Adaline Lindsey in 1859 in Benton County. They had no children together.
2). Almeda Elender Alsup on 13 AUG 1861 in Benton County, They had one child together:
i. Sophia Ann Caraway (1865-1921)
3). Louisa Catherine Morris on 5 OCT 1865 in Benton County.
They were the parents of the following children:
i. Horace J. (1862-1869)
ii.William Priestly (1871-1903)
iii.Leonidas A. (1874-1939)
iv.Herbert Asbury
v. Lillie A. (1878- 1962)
Family links: 
  Louisa Catherine Morris Caraway (1842 - 1917)
  Horace J. Caraway (1862 - 1869)*
  Sophia Annie Caraway Pierce (1864 - 1921)*
  William Priestly Caraway (1871 - 1903)*
  Leonidas A Caraway (1874 - 1939)*
  Lillie A. Caraway Nichols (1878 - 1962)*
*Calculated relationship
McRaes Chapel Cemetery
Big Sandy
Benton County
Tennessee, USA
Maintained by: Nia Gray
Originally Created by: Melissa Clayton Key
Record added: Mar 10, 2009
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William Buck Caraway
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- Nia Gray
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- Rick Lambert
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- Nia Gray
 Added: Mar. 31, 2009

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